Santa Ynez Robotics Club - Santa Ynez Valley Union High School

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SANTA YNEZ ROBOTICS CLUB
Shooting for heights and success!
WHAT’S
OUR MISSION?
•Promote Science, Technology, Engineering, and math in an afterschool
program.
•To get team members to excel at construction, mechanics, programming,
thinking, and teamwork
•That thinking is best learned through experience.
•To basically start our first year like starting a company.
WHAT’S
OUR FIRST COMPETITION?
•Our first competition is formatted to require a high level of thinking in a
short period of time.
•The students will receive a chassis on January 4, 2014 and we have 8 weeks
to build a robot of strict requirements
•Our students will compete in Madera, California on March 7-9 2014 with teams
from the central valley
On September 23, 2013 Our team
went to Dos Pueblos school to get a
taste as to what our competition will
look like!
HOW
WILL THIS HELP OUR SCHOOL?
•Support new “Next Generations” science curriculum
•Includes Engineering and Technology as well as science and math
•Next year we will need to modify the science building to adapt to
new school Standards
•This curriculum could impact many departments at Santa Ynez High
School
WHAT’S
IN IT FOR THE STUDENTS?
•Challenge
•Fun
•Learning
•College acceptance
•Future Career
•Practical Thinking
•Mentor/student learning
The winning float in the Pirates 2013
Homecoming Parade
STUDENT MEMBER LIST
•About 20 students with diverse backgrounds
•Young men and women from all grades at our high school
•Many students enrolled in Collage Prep and Advanced Placement physics
•Brilliant President, who is great at programming
•Officers committed and high quality of leadership skills
WHAT
DO WE TRULY NEED?
•Adult mentors - Programmers, woodworkers, engineers, those who work with
Their hands, and mechanics
•Hand tools - screwdrivers, Allen keys, wrenches, socket sets, hacksaw, pliers,
Calipers, tape measures (Same Company), clamps, files, wire strippers,
Multi-meters, and soldering iron
•Power tools - drills, jig saw, dremel, machine tools, mill, band saw, and
drill press
•Funding - We need to raise $15,000 to compete in our first competition, the bulk
Of which need to be paid by December 4, 2013. We have already applied to N.A.S.A.
and F.R.C. for rookie grants. We currently have $1,500 in our bank account
Thank You!

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